Item #28680 A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of the Reverned [sic] Jonathan Mayhew, D.D. Late Pastor of the West-Church in Boston: who departed this life on Wednesday morning, July 9. 1766, Aetatis 46. Delivered the Lord's Day after his decease. Charles Chauncy.

A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of the Reverned [sic] Jonathan Mayhew, D.D. Late Pastor of the West-Church in Boston: who departed this life on Wednesday morning, July 9. 1766, Aetatis 46. Delivered the Lord's Day after his decease

Boston: R. and S. Draper, Edes and Gill, and T. and J. Fleet, 1766. Very Good. Item #28680

Boston: R. and S. Draper, Edes and Gill, and T. and J. Fleet, 1766. First Edition. Octavo; modern stitched card wrappers, upper cover titled in calligraphic manuscript; 40pp. (]A]-E4, collated complete with half title page). Minor toning to textblock, else a Very Good, fresh and sound copy.

Funeral sermon delivered following the death of liberal Congregationalist minister Jonathan Mayhew, described by Chauncy as "a friend to liberty both civil and religious. And if his zeal, at any time, betrayed him into too great a severity of expression, it was against the attempts of those who would make slaves either of men's souls or bodies" (pp. 27-8).

EVANS 10254.

Price: $300.00